Sinophobia is certainly on the rise again. We hear the usual drumbeat of warnings about tiny islands in the South China Sea and the supposedly dangerous Chinese Navy, a threat used to justify spending even more on the US Navy (which is already larger than the next 13 navies combined – and 11 of those … Continue reading “China Is a Paper Tiger”
One U.S. Service Member was killed during an operation in northern Iraq.
Back in December 2018, President Trump announced he would be withdrawing US troops from Syria. The establishment came out in full force to squash this idea. Trump was attacked by Democrats, Republicans and just about all the talking heads and pundits of the mainstream media. The most common argument was that we would be leaving … Continue reading “There’s No Good Reason To Stay in Syria”
For the second consecutive Democratic debate, Joe Biden has failed to come to terms about his critical role in supporting the illegal, unnecessary, and predictably disastrous U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq. There is nothing new about this. Biden has a long history of inaccurate claims regarding that oil-rich country. For example, in the lead-up … Continue reading “Biden Is Doubling Down on Iraq War Lies”
Mortars were launched at several villages in Diyala province.
Justin Trudeau presents himself as "progressive" on foreign affairs. The Liberals claim to have brought Canada "back" after the disastrous Harper Conservatives. But their nuclear weapons policy demonstrates the emptiness of this rhetoric. Reducing the chance nuclear weapons are used again should be a priority for any "progressive" government. But, powerful Canadian allies oppose nuclear … Continue reading “Canada’s Trudeau Ignores Threat of Nuclear Annihilation”
To say that Clifford May, founder of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, loves war would be an understatement. He loves almost everything about war and he thinks the US should be in a lot more of them. He thinks that the US should never go home, should never withdraw troops, should forever be … Continue reading “For Cliff May, War Pays”
The Trump administration, with John Bolton on the only battlements he’ll ever man, is at it again. This time, enacting sweeping financial punishments on businesses who would dare transact with Venezuela’s Maduro government. "The Maduro regime now joins that exclusive club of rogue states [Cuba, North Korea, and Iran]," Bolton said at a one-day conference … Continue reading “Bolton’s at it Again and Venezuelans Will Suffer”
Seventy-four years ago today the United States dropped the first atomic bomb over the city of Hiroshima, Japan. This nuclear weapon resulted in the deaths of an estimated 140,000 individuals. Three days later on August 9, a similar attack was carried out on the city of Nagasaki, Japan killing an additional 80,000 people. These events … Continue reading “Hiroshima and the New Arms Race – No Winners”
Terror grips the most militarized zone in the world after India’s Central Government terminated Jammu and Kashmir’s 70-year-old "special status" as the first step towards stripping the disputed region of statehood entirely. Internationally infamous as the world’s hottest potential nuclear flashpoint, J&K originally acceded to India in 1947 only on the condition that the newly-formed … Continue reading “Jammu and Kashmir Loses ‘Special Status’”